Average Translator Salary in Los Angeles, California

$46,299
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$407
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The average salary for a Translator in Los Angeles, California is $46,299.
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$11k
10%
$46k
50%
$76k
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MEDIAN $46,299
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Salary
$11k - $76k
Bonus
$0 - $407
Total Pay
$17k - $62k

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Job Description for Translator

Translator Tasks
  • Translate communications dynamically or statically while preserving context, content, and intent.
  • Identify and resolve misunderstandings of meaning quickly and tactfully while maintaining neutrality.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all translations and engagements as needed.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Translator. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Translator
Interpreter or Translator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Translator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Translator

Skills in English Language, Spanish Language and Chinese, Mandarin Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Localization and Translation.

Pay by Experience Level for Translator

An early career Translator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,452 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,980 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Translator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Translator in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 24.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Francisco, California (15.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (13.6% less) and Houston, Texas (13.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
68.6%
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
14.3%